Bangor, Maine News Update: July 17, 2019
Police are looking into the death of a woman whose body was found in an Augusta apartment building. The woman who died doesn’t live at the address and police are now looking for the tenant. The name of the deceased has not been released.
Fairfield Police say they were mistaken when they called a mailing from the U.S. Census Bureau a scam. Census representatives say the mailing that asks about the names and ages of children in the home is actually part of the National Survey of Children's Health. Police say residents can feel safe filling it out and mailing it back in.
A fire that destroyed a Parkman home serves as a good reminder to practice safety when using a grill. Guilford’s fire chief told WVII-TV the homeowner was operating the grill on an enclosed porch, when it caught the house on fire. They advise making sure it’s outside, free of all flammable materials, and never leave it unattended.
Penobscot Community Health Care has announced that some of its patients may have been affected by a security breach. Data, including names, dates of birth, and other medical information may have been exposed through the American Medical Collection Agency, which has a contract with PCHC. The breach is believed to have occurred between August 1st of last year and March 30th of this year.
Bargain hunters will flock to Orrington this weekend for the Endless Yard Sale, which is part of the town’s Old Home Week celebration. Friday through Sunday, yard sales will be held all over town, including one that will benefit the local boy scouts. Maps of the sales are available for free at Orrington businesses.